State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Monday, March 6, 2017
11:00 A.M.
EIGHTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The bills listed on today's introduction calendar are given their first reading and referred as indicated.
Senator Westrom introduced--
S.F. No. 1736: A bill for an act relating to partition fences; providing that a landowner or occupant who does not need a partition fence cannot be required to share in construction or maintenance costs; repealing a statute that applies this standard only in St. Louis County; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 344.03, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 383C.809.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government.
Senators Jensen, Kiffmeyer, Abeler, and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1737: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for a grant program for culturally appropriate birth support services and doula services.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Jensen and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1738: A bill for an act relating to health care; requiring health plan companies to provide enrollees access to participating primary care providers; requiring health plan companies to contract with certain primary care providers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 62Q.57.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1739: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a trailhead facility in Ely and predesign of certain road access; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1740: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for public infrastructure in the city of Ely; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1741: A bill for an act relating to local government; allowing the town of Tofte to operate municipal housing for certain purposes.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government.
Senators Ruud, Senjem, Osmek, Sparks, and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1742: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; prohibiting regulation of voice-over-Internet protocol service and Internet protocol-enabled service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 237.01, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 237.
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy.
Senators Fischbach and Jasinski introduced--
S.F. No. 1743: A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing aid for Minnesota state two-year colleges located outside of the metropolitan area; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy.
Senators Cohen, Pappas, Hawj, Senjem, and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1744: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for acquisition and improvements for the Minnesota Museum of American Art; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 1745: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying ombudsperson program for prepaid health plans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.69, subdivision 20.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senator Lang introduced--
S.F. No. 1746: A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing for corridors of commerce program eligibility.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senators Anderson, P. ; Wiger; Nelson; and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1747: A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying grants for teacher-governed schools; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 123B.045, subdivision 2a.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Finance.
Senators Chamberlain and Utke introduced--
S.F. No. 1748: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying school performance reports; creating a school rating system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 120B.36, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senators Anderson, B. ; Senjem; Relph; Dahms; and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1749: A bill for an act relating to local government; providing for effect of orderly annexation agreement; limiting the annexation by ordinance of certain parcels; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 414.0325, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 1750: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a grant program to implement the child well-being model; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256E.
Referred to the Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 1751: A bill for an act relating to child protection; modifying monthly caseworker visit requirements; expanding report definition; modifying local welfare agency screening and assessment or investigation duties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 260C.212, subdivision 4a; 626.556, subdivisions 2, 3c, 10.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Koran, Chamberlain, Isaacson, Hoffman, and Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 1752: A bill for an act relating to liquor; repealing a restriction on holding both taproom and cocktail licenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 340A.22, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy.
Senators Senjem, Miller, Dibble, and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 1753: A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing an active transportation program to support bicycle, pedestrian, and other nonmotorized transportation activities; allocating certain general sales tax revenue; requiring a legislative report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297A.94; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 174.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 1754: A bill for an act relating to public safety; amending the statute of limitations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 628.26.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senators Anderson, B. and Koran introduced--
S.F. No. 1755: A bill for an act relating to solid waste; modifying requirements for establishing organized collection; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 115A.94, subdivisions 3, 4a, 4b, 4d.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government.
Senators Utke, Eichorn, and Anderson, P. introduced--
S.F. No. 1756: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying alternative teacher preparation program requirements; establishing an alternative teacher preparation grant program; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 122A.245; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senators Kent, Wiger, and Newton introduced--
S.F. No. 1757: A bill for an act relating to education finance; establishing school facilities improvement revenue; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 126C.40, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123B.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Finance.
Senators Westrom and Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 1758: A bill for an act relating to human services; eliminating regional variance factors for certain medical assistance services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.4914, subdivisions 6, 7, 8, 9.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senator Isaacson introduced--
S.F. No. 1759: A bill for an act relating to labor and industry; appropriating money for labor standards technology modernization.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1760: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing the sale of certain state lands bordering public water in Carlton County.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senator Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 1761: A bill for an act relating to state government; changing references in the clean water fund data availability provision; changing the name of the Office of MN.IT Services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 114D.50, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senators Abeler and Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 1762: A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing a grant to Voice of East African Women for programs to reduce recruitment of East African youth by violent organizations; establishing a grant to local governments with populations at risk for recruitment by violent organizations; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senators Dziedzic, Klein, Hawj, and Draheim introduced--
S.F. No. 1763: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for forest pest response.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance.
Senators Dziedzic, Draheim, Klein, and Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 1764: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for forest pest response.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senators Nelson and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 1765: A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money for arts programs.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senators Weber, Tomassoni, and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 1766: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring competitive bids for providing certain online courses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 97B.015, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senators Kent and Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 1767: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for the Gateway Corridor Transitway.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senators Kent and Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 1768: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Gateway Corridor Transitway; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 1769: A bill for an act relating to transportation; governing light rail transit operating costs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 473.4051, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senator Mathews introduced--
S.F. No. 1770: A bill for an act relating to economic development; modifying the qualification requirements for the Lake Mille Lacs area economic relief program; extending the expiration date of the program by one year; appropriating money; amending Laws 2016, chapter 189, article 7, section 46.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senators Draheim; Anderson, P. ; Goggin; Champion; and Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 1771: A bill for an act relating to workforce development; appropriating money for a grant to Twin Cities R!SE for the Metro Transit technician training program.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senators Draheim; Anderson, P. ; Goggin; Champion; and Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 1772: A bill for an act relating to workforce development; appropriating money for performance grants to Twin Cities R!SE.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1773: A bill for an act relating to health; exempting certain facilities that deliver home renal products from pharmacy licensure requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 151.19, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 151.46.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Abeler, Tomassoni, Housley, Koran, and Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 1774: A bill for an act relating to health; changing provisions for adequate care requirement; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 144A.04, subdivision 7; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256R.
Referred to the Committee on Aging and Long-term Care Policy.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1775: A bill for an act relating to elections; allowing voter electronic signatures for purposes of electronic rosters; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 201.225, subdivisions 2, 4, 5.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senator Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 1776: A bill for an act relating to occupations; providing for oversight of state occupational regulations; creating a petition process for review of occupational disqualification based on criminal history; requiring reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 214.001, subdivisions 1, 3; 214.002, subdivision 2; 214.01, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 214.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senators Jasinski, Draheim, Goggin, Newman, and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1777: A bill for an act relating to transportation finance; allocating certain sales tax revenue; appropriating money for the small cities assistance program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297A.94.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senators Jensen; Mathews; Goggin; Anderson, P. ; and Frentz introduced--
S.F. No. 1778: A bill for an act relating to state government; precluding per diem living expenses for legislators during a special session; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senators Anderson, P. ; Dziedzic; and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1779: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for small business technological assistance.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senator Isaacson introduced--
S.F. No. 1780: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; allowing an exemption for purchases of certain construction materials, supplies, and equipment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; 297A.75, subdivisions 1, 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Senjem; Dziedzic; Anderson, P. ; and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1781: A bill for an act relating to economic development; creating a federal research and development support program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Eichorn, and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1782: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying the requirements for class 1c property; modifying the treatment of leased seasonal-recreational land; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 272.0213; 273.13, subdivision 22.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Lourey, Abeler, and Schoen introduced--
S.F. No. 1783: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for county attorneys' offices to provide juvenile protection legal services.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senators Abeler and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 1784: A bill for an act relating to health care; establishing medical assistance hospital outcomes program and managed care organization outcomes program; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senator Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 1785: A bill for an act relating to higher education; creating a grant program for postsecondary institutions offering graduate training for teachers of concurrent enrollment courses; requiring reports; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136A.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy.
Senator Benson introduced--
S.F. No. 1786: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for the Minnesota eligibility system.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senator Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1787: A bill for an act relating to public safety; creating an open appropriation from the general fund to the public safety officer's benefit account; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 299A.42.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senators Jasinski, Lang, Eken, Sparks, and Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 1788: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income and corporate franchise; providing a credit for combined heat and power systems and expander generators; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Senjem, Westrom, Sparks, Tomassoni, and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1789: A bill for an act relating to housing finance; providing for housing project bonding authority allocations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 474A.02, by adding subdivisions; 474A.03, subdivision 1; 474A.061, subdivisions 1, 2a; 474A.091, subdivisions 2, 3, 3a, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance.
Senators Jensen; Anderson, P. ; Kent; Clausen; and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 1790: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for career and technical education; establishing a high school apprenticeship pilot program with a refundable income tax credit for employers; appropriating money; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senators Anderson, P. ; Benson; Draheim; Nelson; and Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 1791: A bill for an act relating to employment; authorizing family and medical leave savings accounts; providing tax deductions for amounts deposited in family and medical leave savings accounts; exempting amounts deposited from state withholding taxes; providing a family and medical leave savings account tax credit; authorizing grants to small business development centers; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 290.0132, by adding a subdivision; 290.06, subdivision 2c; 290.091, subdivision 2; 290.92, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 181; 290.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senators Nelson; Anderson, P. ; Pratt; Torres Ray; and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1792: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing funding for adult basic education; creating supplemental aid; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 124D.531, subdivision 1, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Finance.
Senators Cwodzinski, Latz, and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1793: A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money for civic education grants.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senators Pappas, Bakk, Champion, and Simonson introduced--
S.F. No. 1794: A bill for an act relating to employment; providing for earned sick and safe time; authorizing rulemaking; imposing civil penalties; requiring reports; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 177; 181; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 181.9413.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 1795: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; expanding exemptions for certain nonprofits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297A.70, subdivisions 4, 12.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Hawj, Rest, Carlson, and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 1796: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a refundable citizenship credit; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Pappas, Hawj, and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 1797: A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money for Hmong Folk Art in Minnesota exhibit.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senators Wiklund, Hoffman, Abeler, and Eichorn introduced--
S.F. No. 1798: A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding eligibility for child care assistance; modifying requirements for treatment prior to diagnostic assessments; expanding multigenerational mental health services; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 119B.05, subdivision 1; 245.467, by adding a subdivision; 245.4876, by adding a subdivision; 245.4889, subdivision 1; 256B.0625, subdivision 5l.
Referred to the Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy.
Senator Frentz introduced--
S.F. No. 1799: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; increasing the motor fuels tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 296A.07, subdivision 3; 296A.08, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senator Frentz introduced--
S.F. No. 1800: A bill for an act relating to legacy; appropriating money for Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senator Pratt introduced--
S.F. No. 1801: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Minnesota Valley Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 1802: A bill for an act relating to environment; enabling landfill to enter closed landfill program under certain conditions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 115B.39, subdivision 2; 115B.40, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senator Anderson, P. introduced--
S.F. No. 1803: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; expanding the dependent care credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 290.067, subdivisions 1, 2b; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 290.067, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Miller and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1804: A bill for an act relating to labor relations; appropriating money for the Public Employment Relations Board.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senators Miller and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1805: A bill for an act relating to state government; classifying certain data of the Public Employment Relations Board; exempting the Public Employment Relations Board from the open meetings law in certain cases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 13.43, subdivision 6; 13D.01, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 1806: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; modifying the purpose of a grant to the city of Sartell for the Sauk River Regional Park; amending Laws 2014, chapter 294, article 1, section 7, subdivision 11.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Eichorn and Utke introduced--
S.F. No. 1807: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring a study on the proposed Paul Bunyan Expressway; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senators Kent, Housley, Wiger, Ingebrigtsen, and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1808: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for an outdoor firing range for law enforcement training in Maplewood; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Goggin, Draheim, Eken, and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 1809: A bill for an act relating to rural development; creating a pilot project for community design that addresses community assets, needs, and goals for growth in culture, arts, humanities, recreation, and community design in greater Minnesota; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senator Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 1810: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing conveyance of certain land.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senator Jasinski introduced--
S.F. No. 1811: A bill for an act relating to security freezes; authorizing security freezes for protected persons; providing exceptions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13C.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senator Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 1812: A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying appointments to the Minnesota Assistive Technology Advisory Council; codifying the Office of Equity in Procurement; changing who may certify a small business for procurements; expanding master contract processes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 16B.055, subdivision 1; 16C.05, subdivision 2; 16C.19; 16C.36; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16C.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 1813: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; providing judgment debtors a standard exemption for funds in bank or other deposit accounts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 550.135, subdivision 4; 550.143, subdivision 3c; 550.37, subdivision 20, by adding a subdivision; 551.04, subdivision 3; 551.05, subdivision 1d; 571.912.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 1814: A bill for an act relating to parks and trails; extending appropriation for Sauk River Regional Park.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senator Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1815: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; placing moratorium on stocking muskellunge in new waters; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97C.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senators Lourey, Jensen, Gazelka, Hayden, and Benson introduced--
S.F. No. 1816: A bill for an act relating to health care; creating a task force to review and evaluate the licensure structure of health plan companies and other entities; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Latz and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1817: A bill for an act relating to human rights; providing unredacted information to the parties in a closed case under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 363A.35, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senators Pappas and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 1818: A bill for an act relating to human rights; classifying data collected under the workforce certificate of compliance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 363A.36, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senators Latz and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1819: A bill for an act relating to state government; extending the statute of limitations for a minor child filing a claim under the Human Rights Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 363A.07, subdivision 3; 363A.28, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senators Nelson, Eichorn, and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 1820: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the general education formula allowance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 126C.10, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Finance.
Senator Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 1821: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing contract accountability measures for charter schools serving at-risk student populations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 124E.10, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senators Osmek and Anderson, P. introduced--
S.F. No. 1822: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; transferring all long-range transportation planning functions from the Metropolitan Council to the Department of Transportation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 174.03, by adding a subdivision; 473.145; 473.146; 473.1466; 473.166; 473.167, subdivision 2; 473.168, subdivision 2; 473.181, subdivision 5; 473.192, subdivision 2; 473.375, subdivision 9a.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government.
Senator Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 1823: A bill for an act relating to transportation; prohibiting state funding for light rail operating costs on new or expanded light rail lines; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 473.4051, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senator Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 1824: A bill for an act relating to energy; appropriating money to the Department of Commerce to remediate vermiculate insulation from households.
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy.
Senator Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 1825: A bill for an act relating to transit; providing for the creation of special taxing districts to capture incremental property taxes to finance operating costs of light rail and bus rapid transit lines; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senators Koran and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 1826: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating rates; modifying depreciation calculations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 70A.06, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy.
Senators Anderson, P. and Utke introduced--
S.F. No. 1827: A bill for an act relating to education finance; establishing a working group to review progress on Minnesota's school finance reform efforts; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Finance.
Senator Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 1828: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for demolition of the Eagle Bend High School; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 1829: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying the procedures for dissolution and attachment of school districts; authorizing the Eagle Valley School District to issue bonds for its reorganization operating debt; providing for transition aid for districts attaching territory of the Eagle Valley School District; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 123A.73, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 123A.73, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senators Limmer, Hall, Latz, and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1830: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money from the fire safety account.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senator Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 1831: A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; expanding law enforcement access to financial records in certain limited circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 13A.02, subdivisions 1, 2; 609.527, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 626.15.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senators Abeler, Hall, Limmer, Pappas, and Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 1832: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to the Metropolitan Council for regional park and open-space land acquisition and improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Koran, Kiffmeyer, and Draheim introduced--
S.F. No. 1833: A bill for an act relating to public employment; requiring affirmative approval before interim implementation of state employee collective bargaining agreements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 3.855, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senator Koran introduced--
S.F. No. 1834: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing the conveyance of certain state lands bordering public water in Chisago County.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senator Koran introduced--
S.F. No. 1835: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing schools to maintain a supply of oxygen; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 121A.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senator Koran introduced--
S.F. No. 1836: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring a contracting agency to meet with vendors prior to issuing a notice of proposed contract; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 15.061; 16C.08, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senator Koran introduced--
S.F. No. 1837: A bill for an act relating to education; prohibiting construction of schools near former landfills; requiring notice by schools located near former landfills; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 123B.51, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senator Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 1838: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for extending Blufflands trail system.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senator Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 1839: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Teachers Retirement Association, Minnesota State Retirement System, and the higher education individual retirement account plan; correcting a plan election problem; authorizing eligible Winona State University employees to elect Teachers Retirement Association coverage and receive retroactive coverage.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senator Relph introduced--
S.F. No. 1840: A bill for an act relating to mass transit; requiring initiation of negotiations to extend and modify Northstar commuter rail passenger service.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senator Relph introduced--
S.F. No. 1841: A bill for an act relating to eminent domain; eliminating certain procedural exceptions for construction or expansion of light rail or bus rapid transit lines; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 117.189.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senators Franzen and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1842: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income and corporate franchise; establishing a refundable tax credit for certain qualified child care expenses and professionals; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Bakk, Klein, Cohen, Hoffman, and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1843: A bill for an act relating to state government; reducing the number of members of the legislature; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 2.021; 2.031, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senators Kiffmeyer, Abeler, Benson, and Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 1844: A bill for an act relating to health and human services; adding advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants to certain statutes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 62Q.56, subdivision 1a; 144.213, subdivision 1; 144.441, subdivision 3; 145.7131; 145.867, subdivision 2; 252A.21, subdivision 2; 256.9365, subdivision 2; 256B.056, subdivision 2; 256B.057, subdivision 9; 256B.0575, subdivision 1; 256B.0625, subdivision 2; 256B.0653, subdivision 4; 256B.15, subdivision 1a; 256D.44, subdivisions 4, 5; 256R.04, subdivision 6; 514.981, subdivision 2; 626.556, subdivision 11d.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Nelson, Franzen, Abeler, and Pratt introduced--
S.F. No. 1845: A bill for an act relating to state government; education finance; establishing the early education access fund in the Department of Administration; establishing a director of early education and development within the early education access fund; providing for enhanced coordination of early education and development programs; authorizing early education resource hubs; requiring a report; transferring certain early education programs to the director of early education and development; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 119C.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senators Senjem and Anderson, P. introduced--
S.F. No. 1846: A bill for an act relating to labor and industry; modifying the pipeline dual-training programs; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 175.45.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senator Kent introduced--
S.F. No. 1847: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for student data; establishing a task force; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 120B.31, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision; 120B.35, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senator Utke introduced--
S.F. No. 1848: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating no-fault auto benefits; requiring the deduction of basic economic loss benefits previously provided; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 65B.44, subdivision 5; 65B.51, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy.
Senators Koran, Kiffmeyer, Benson, and Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 1849: A bill for an act relating to local governments; providing for reverse referendum approval of certain issuance of debt; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 416.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Eaton, Hawj, Wiger, and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1850: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; prohibiting open season for taking wolves; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 97B.645, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senators Eaton, Lourey, and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 1851: A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying the schedules of controlled substances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 152.02, subdivisions 2, 12.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senator Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 1852: A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money to the commissioner of administration for the State Demographer's Office.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senators Jasinski, Eichorn, Sparks, and Frentz introduced--
S.F. No. 1853: A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing for appeal process for denial or revocation of driveway permit by commissioner of transportation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 160.18, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senators Marty, Dibble, Lourey, and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 1854: A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting conversion therapy with children or vulnerable adults; prohibiting medical assistance coverage for conversion therapy; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.0625, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 214.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Marty, Wiger, and Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 1855: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing Ramsey County to select positions for a supported work program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 383A.288, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1856: A bill for an act relating to transportation; amending requirements governing driver's licenses and Minnesota identification cards; authorizing issuance of driving card; establishing fee for issuance of driving card; requiring notification and training for election judges; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 171.01, by adding a subdivision; 171.02, by adding a subdivision; 171.06, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding a subdivision; 171.07, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 7410.0410, subparts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1857: A bill for an act relating to transportation finance; amending provisions governing transportation finance; establishing gross receipts motor fuels tax; amending vehicle registration tax and metropolitan area transit sales tax; amending distribution of highway user fund and state-aid funding; modifying various fees and charges; modifying fiscal policies; requiring reports; authorizing sale and issuance of trunk highway bonds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 115A.908; 161.081, subdivision 1; 161.082, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 161.083; 161.46, subdivision 2; 168.012, subdivision 1c; 168.013, subdivisions 1a, 8; 168.12, subdivisions 1, 2, 2b, 2c, 2d, 2e, 2g, 5; 168.121, subdivision 1; 168.123, subdivision 1; 168.1235, subdivision 1; 168.1255, subdivision 1; 168.128, subdivision 2; 168.1291, subdivision 4; 168.1295, subdivision 1; 168.1296, subdivision 1; 168.1297, subdivision 1; 168.1298, subdivision 1; 168.1299, subdivision 1; 168.27, subdivision 22; 168.31, by adding a subdivision; 168.33, subdivisions 2, 7; 168.62, subdivision 3; 174.42, by adding a subdivision; 174.50, by adding a subdivision; 296A.061; 296A.11; 296A.12; 296A.16; 296A.18, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7; 297A.815, subdivision 3; 297A.992, subdivisions 1, 4, 5, 6; 297B.09, subdivision 1; 473.167; Laws 2014, chapter 312, article 11, section 33; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 161; 174; 219; 296A; 297A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 161.081, subdivision 3; 473.4051, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senator Eichorn introduced--
S.F. No. 1858: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for a study on lead shot.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance.
Senator Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 1859: A bill for an act relating to education; abolishing the Perpich Center for Arts Education; creating a position within the Department of Education; planning for conveyance of the Perpich Arts High School and Crosswinds Arts and Science School; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 43A.08, subdivisions 1, 1a; 122A.416; 123A.30, subdivision 6; 124D.05, subdivision 3; 297A.70, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 127A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 129C.10; 129C.105; 129C.15; 129C.20; 129C.25; 129C.26; 129C.30; Minnesota Rules, parts 3600.0010, subparts 1, 2, 2a, 2b, 3, 6; 3600.0020; 3600.0030, subparts 1, 2, 4, 6; 3600.0045; 3600.0055; 3600.0065; 3600.0075; 3600.0085.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senator Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 1860: A bill for an act relating to education; abolishing the Perpich Center for Arts Education; creating a position within the Department of Education; planning for conveyance of the Perpich Arts High School and Crosswinds Arts and Science School; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 43A.08, subdivisions 1, 1a; 122A.416; 123A.30, subdivision 6; 124D.05, subdivision 3; 297A.70, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 127A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 129C.10; 129C.105; 129C.15; 129C.20; 129C.25; 129C.26; 129C.30; Minnesota Rules, parts 3600.0010, subparts 1, 2, 2a, 2b, 3, 6; 3600.0020; 3600.0030, subparts 1, 2, 4, 6; 3600.0045; 3600.0055; 3600.0065; 3600.0075; 3600.0085.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senators Hoffman and Kent introduced--
S.F. No. 1861: A bill for an act relating to education; affecting student inclusion and engagement; making nonexclusionary policies and practices a central focus of pupil discipline; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 121A.41, by adding subdivisions; 121A.46, by adding a subdivision; 121A.47, by adding a subdivision; 122A.60, subdivision 1a.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.